Chinese Language (Putonghua) as a Second Language

Applicable to students admitted in 2022-23

 

 

 

Minor Programme Requirement

 

Students are required to complete a minimum of 21 units of courses as follows, with at least 2 courses at 3000 or above level:

 

 

Units

1.

Required Courses:

 

 

LING1000, CLCP2213, 2233, 2253 and 3313

 

15

 

 

 

2.

Elective Courses:

 

(a)

Any 1 course from the following:

LING2301, 3202, 3204, 3206 or 3207

3

(b)

Any 1 course from the following:

CLCP2223, 3323, 3333, 3353, 4413, 4423, 4433, 4443, 4453, 4513, 4533 or 4633 

3

 

Total:

21

 

Explanatory Notes:

1.

This Minor Programme is not for students whose native language is Cantonese/Putonghua. Students planning to minor in this Programme should take the Putonghua placement tests offered by the Yale-China Chinese Language Centre.  Declaration of this Minor Programme is subject to approval of the Department.

2.

Depending on their proficiency in Putonghua, students may be asked to take advanced level courses to substitute for the courses at the 2000 level to fulfill the Minor Programme requirement.  They should seek advice from the Yale-China Chinese Language Centre for the substitute courses for them to take.

3.

All CLCP courses taken to fulfill this Minor programme requirement cannot be counted towards the fulfillment of the University Core Requirements.

 

 

 

 

Course List

 

Course Code

Course Title

Unit(s)

Linguistics Courses

LING1000

Invitation to Linguistics

3

LING2301

Sociolinguistics

3

LING3202

Psycholinguistics

3

LING3204

Second Language Acquisition

3

LING3206

Bilingualism

3

LING3207

Bilingual Acquisition

3

Putonghua Courses

CLCP2213

Application of Vocabulary and Grammar II

3

CLCP2223

Oral Skills Practice II

3

CLCP2233

Communication in Context II

3

CLCP2253

Basic Presentation Skills and Daily Situations II

3

CLCP3313

Application of Vocabulary and Grammar III

3

CLCP3323

Oral Skills Practice III

3

CLCP3333

Communication in Context III

3

CLCP3353

Presentation Skills and Daily Situations

3

CLCP4413

News Media and Presentation Skills I

3

CLCP4423

Essay Writing and Presentation Skills

3

CLCP4433

Advanced Topical Conversation I – Hot Topics

3

CLCP4443

Advanced Communication Skills on Business Topics I

3

CLCP4453

Advanced Communication Skills and Culture I

3

CLCP4513

News Media and Presentation Skills II

3

CLCP4533

Advanced Topical Conversation II - Social Life

3

CLCP4633

Advanced Topical Conversation III - Chinese Diplomacy and Society

3